Marvin Pospisil

Born on Jan 5, 1935
Departed on Oct 7, 2019

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Marvin G. Pospisil, 84, of Cedar Rapids went to be with the Lord on October 7, 2019 in his home surrounded by his loving family. Visitation will be held at River of Life Church on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 4 – 7pm. Celebration of Life will be held at 10am at the church on Friday, October 11, 2019. A private graveside service will be held following the service.

Marvin was born January 5, 1935, the son of George and Albia Pospisil. He graduated from Shueyville High School and served in the Navy aboard the USS Ticonderoga. Following his return to Cedar Rapids he owned and operated Pospisil Painting, Inc. for 37 years. On November 16, 1991 he married Beverly Catherine Hosch; they were blessed with 28 beautiful years together. 

Marvin cherished his family and was proud to be Dad and Deda to his 5 children, 12 grandchildren, and 6 great-grandchildren. He was a man of faith and had a deep love for Jesus. He cared deeply for his church family and served as an elder at River of Life for 22 years.

Marvin is survived by his wife, Beverly; children, Scott (Linda) Pospisil of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, Penny (Keith) Shedek of Hiawatha, Iowa, Julie (Tom) Lavrenz of Hiawatha, Iowa, Dean (Roxann) Pospisil of Mt. Vernon, Iowa, and Megan Pospisil of Iowa City, Iowa; Grandchildren, Brian (Lindsay), Brad (Jill), and Danny (Ellissa) Shedek, Ross, Sarah, and Travis (Darby) Pospisil, Steve (Sandhya), Craig, Jeff (Danielle), Michael, and Matthew Lavrenz, and Paige Pospisil; great-grandchildren, Steele, Crew, Georgia, Blake, Reid, and Marah. Also left to cherish his memory is a dear family friend, Linda Schwiebert, of Hiawatha, Iowa. 

Marvin was proceeded in death by his parents, George and Albia Pospisil; sister and brother-in-law, Geraldine and Robert Zach; father-in-law, Nick Hosch; brother-in-law, Jim Spaight; and nephew, David Zach.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the family.